God knows why they are not using Heighington to park up engines for display given that it could be Shildon works... part 2... a la 1975 type...
Or you could go and make an L1, and a few of them. Perfect for preservation and a type of engine railways will need rather than some massive...
The news we all wanted to avoid but expected has been delivered. Union of South Africa will steam no more. While this doesn’t need to be an...
I hope they run Repton and the S15 double headed again. I think that's a great idea...
Looking forward to seeing the 8F too. Pity it can't stay!
Had no idea of this as the engine was showing to be working on the East Lancs website. Arrived saturday morning to find a Standard 4MT in place of...
Blue Pullman is HST so wont have water stops.
Yes have seen that some stock is available from Dartmoor, the irony is that it might be useful for Weardale (or maybe Wensleydale) up here if they...
The line up your after is:
Line 1: V2 Green Arrow LNER
Line 2: P2 Prince of Wales LNER
Line 3: A4 Sir Nigel Gresley BR Passenger Blue Early Crest...
Sorry its late, but here is my selection of photographs from the day. Includes Middlesbrough, Darlington Bank Top, Skerne Bridge and Shildon....
Now removed from the Special Events area on website.
Oh go on then:
My top 10 in order are:
1. LNER/BR K1
2. NER-BR Q6
3. NER-BR J21
4. LNER-BR A2
5. LNER-BR A4
6. BR 4MT 2-6-0
7. BR 7MT Britannia...
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I thinking that the steam charters will be going to Kingswear... is the start of two train operation likely too?
So I'm thinking that is going to be the 21st?
Any idea if (or when) they are thinking of starting two train operation?
Why not send the third train to Crainlarich to go there and then run round and return. Nice run over Rannoch Moor anyone?
Network rail insisted that the layout for Bishop Auckland "West" was with all the pointwork facing Weardale - this was to prevent trains having...
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